wiki:InfrastructureOverview

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Technology

Gateway applications

Virtual Language Observatory

Metadata exploration web application, with faceted browser. Own software.

Stable Public info: http://www.clarin.eu/vlo Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/CmdiVirtualLanguageObservatory

Federated Content Search engine

Search engine to interact with the federated content search endpoints. Own software

Stable Public info: https://www.clarin.eu/content/content-search Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/FCS%20Aggregator

Virtual Collection Registry

Web application to manage and publish digital bookmark sets (virtual collections). Own software.

Stable Public info: http://www.clarin.eu/content/virtual-collections Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/VirtualCollectionRegistry

Infrastructure applications

Centre Registry

Database with information about the CLARIN centres. Own software.

Stable Public info: https://www.clarin.eu/clarin-eric-datatables/centres Technical info: https://centres.clarin.eu/about

Metadata

Metadata Harvester

Application to harvest the metadata descriptions from centres. Own software.

Stable Public info: http://clarin.eu/harvester Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/OAIHarvester

Component Registry

Application to manage and create CLARIN-compliant metadata profiles. Own software.

Stable Public info: http://clarin.eu/componentregistry Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/ComponentRegistryAndEditor

Concept Registry

Application to manage and create CLARIN-compliant concept definitions Existing software (OpenSKOS) from CatchPLUS, with some modifications.

Stable Public info: http://www.clarin.eu/ccr Technical info: http://openskos.org/

Curation module

Application to detect and correct errors in CLARIN-compliant metadata descriptions.

Experimental, under development by OEAW

Federated Identity

SAML metadata aggregation: !PyFF

Application to merge technical information from national identity federations into 1 file. Existing software from NORDUnet.

Stable Technical info: https://github.com/leifj/pyFF

CLARIN Identity Provider

Application for the registration of accounts for those who do not have an academic identity provider.

Mix of existing software (drupal, !OpenDJ, Shibboleth) and own connecting components. Will be replaced by one overarching and externally maintained application (!UnityIDM), which is also used by EUDAT.

Public info: https://user.clarin.eu/ Technical info: http://www.clarin.eu/content/clarin-identity-provider

Discovery Service

Application to select an identity provider upon federated login.

Mix of existing software (DiscoJuice) and own connecting components.

Stable Technical info: http://www.clarin.eu/content/clarin-discovery-service

Authorisation Service

Middleware that allows a web application or service to perform user delegation: act on behalf of an authenticated user (e.g. writing to her/his protected workspace).

Experimental Will be provided by UnityIDM Technical info: https://www.clarin.eu/content/user-delegation

Piwik

Application that keeps usage statistics of various web applications and sites. Third-party software (self hosted)

Stable Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/AccessStatistics

Validators

OAI-PMH (metadata) validator

Application to check the validity of an OAI-PMH endpoint for metadata harvesting. Third-party software (self hosted)

Stable Public info: http://clarin.eu/oaivalidator Technical info: http://dl.cs.uct.ac.za/projects/re/

SRU-CQL (FCS) validator

Application to check the validity of an SRU-CQL endpoint for content search. Own software.

Stable Public info: http://clarin.eu/oaivalidator Technical info: http://dl.cs.uct.ac.za/projects/re/

Language Resource Switchboard

Application to suggest web applications that can process a specific file type.

Experimental, under development by EKUT Technical info: https://github.com/clarin-eric/LRSwitchboard

Software development

Subversion repository

Source code repository for self-developed software. Will be gradually migrated to GitHub.

Third-party software (self hosted) Technical info: http://www.clarin.eu/svn

Trac

Issue tracker for software development and wiki. The issue tracker will be gradually migrated to GitHub, while the wiki will remain for internal information exchange.

Third-party software (self hosted) Technical info: http://www.clarin.eu/svn

Nexus maven repository

Repository to share compiled Java packages (jars) and Maven files (poms). Third-party software (self hosted) Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/Nexus

Docker repository

Third-party software (self hosted) Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/ServerConfig/docker

Third-party infrastructure (hosted in the cloud)

GitHub

Issue tracking and code repository. Technical info: https://github.com/clarin-eric

Travis

Continuous Integration platform, tightly coupled with GitHub. Technical info: https://travis-ci.org/clarin-eric

Jenkins

Continuous Integration platform, used to build and test a number of tools (co)-developed at MPI-PL Technical info: https://lux16.mpi.nl/jenkins/ (not publicly accessible)

System management

Icinga

Monitoring system. Third-party software (hosted at computing centre)

Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/Monitoring

Grafana

Computing Resource Dashboard.

Third-party software (self hosted) Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/ServerConfig/collectd

Office systems

Document (CE) archive

Simple web application for the CLARIN document archive.

Own software. Stable. https://github.com/dietervu/ce-archive (private)

People and Organisation database

Simple web application to manage the CLARIN contacts. Will be replaced by e.g. a lightweight Drupal-based CRM solution.

Own software. Stable.

Communication systems

Website

Drupal-based content management system.

Third-party software, with a few own additions. Stable.

Public info: http://www.clarin.eu/ Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/ServerConfig/vz07-clarin-eu.im.hum.uu.nl

Mailing Lists

Mailman system.

Third-party software, hosted at Utrecht University.

Public info: http://www.clarin.eu/content/mailing-lists Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/lists.clarin.eu

MailChimp

Newsflash distribution system.

Third-party software, hosted in the cloud.

Public info: http://www.clarin.eu/content/newsflash

Basecamp

Internal project management platform, used for CLARIN-PLUS.

Third-party software, hosted in the cloud.

Public info: https://basecamp.com/3008549

Slack

Chat platform for developers. Experimental.

Third-party software, hosted in the cloud.

Public info: https://clarineric.slack.com

Social media

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/ClarinEric/

Twitter

https://twitter.com/CLARINERIC

LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/company/9411460

YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJPks1mzisqsS4NrBFKIWag

Third-party infrastructure applications & services

B2DROP [EUDAT]

Cloud-storage platform based on ownCloud, similar to DropBox. Also referred to (within CLARIN) as “workspaces”.

Public info: https://b2drop.eudat.eu/ Technical info: https://trac.clarin.eu/wiki/Workspaces

B2SHARE [EUDAT]

Simple data upload platform, “scientific youtube”, based on CERN’s Invenio repository.

Public info: https://b2share.eudat.eu/

B2SAFE [EUDAT]

Data replication service based on !iRODS.

Public info: https://eudat.eu/services/b2safe Technical info: http://www.clarin.eu/event/2015/clarin-b2safe-workshop

B2ACCESS [EUDAT]

Authentication module (proxy Service Provider) for EUDAT services.

Public info: https://b2access.eudat.eu Technical info: https://eudat.eu/services/b2access

Potential A-services

To be extended with services provided by CLARIN centres; a first candidate list is available at http://www.clarin.eu/node/4002